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Forum: Lounge 2021-06-23, 18:14
Replies: 33
Views: 2,567
Posted By The Carnivore
I was skimming through a book titled Die With...

I was skimming through a book titled Die With Zero that had a pretty good approach to balancing YOLO and delayed gratification. An excellent summary is at: https://www.debtfreedr.com/die-with-zero/
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Forum: Lounge 2021-06-05, 22:39
Replies: 33
Views: 2,567
Posted By The Carnivore
I didn't vote yet, but the responses are trending...

I didn't vote yet, but the responses are trending much more towards the delayed gratification side than the YOLO side. The opposite would probably be the case if you were to post this on a skydiving...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-26, 15:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By The Carnivore
If you're allowed to compress that info, that...

If you're allowed to compress that info, that number becomes a lot more manageable. You could fit that data into most houses if you had the budget for all of the required hardware:...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-06, 02:37
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
A day late would be better than a day early: ...

A day late would be better than a day early:
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/clinical-considerations.html

"The second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines should be...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-03, 22:45
Replies: 1,376
Views: 102,917
Posted By The Carnivore
Speaking of cars, how do you fit 25 people into...

Speaking of cars, how do you fit 25 people into an SUV?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/03/03/imperial-county-california-suv-truck-deadly-crash-what-to-know/6900800002/

At least...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 02:01
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/three-simple-ru...

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/three-simple-rules-poor-teens-should-follow-to-join-the-middle-class/amp/

"three major responsibilities: at least finish high school, get a full-time job and...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-19, 01:44
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
The first risk factor you cite is ~40%...

The first risk factor you cite is ~40% preventable:
https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/more-than-4-in-10-cancers-and-cancer-deaths-linked-to-modifiable-risk-factors.html

Obesity is also a risk...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 21:29
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
I never said that: ...

I never said that:
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=571677&postcount=110
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=571909&postcount=1301

Likely!=solely

In most developed...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 19:18
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
No, my analogy makes sense. Not everyone is...

No, my analogy makes sense. Not everyone is freezing since some people are wearing multiple layers of clothes and are in little to no danger of hypothermia. But you dedicate your resources to getting...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 19:03
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
What mistake? Most transmission is caused by...

What mistake? Most transmission is caused by people who have no or very minimal symptoms:...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 18:18
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
This scenario is just as likely: A young man...

This scenario is just as likely:

A young man and his grandmother, arrive at the clinic to get vaccinated.

Man (to nurse): We're here to get vaccinated
Nurse: Great. We have one dose left in...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 17:33
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
Fine, I'll use another one based on this week's...

Fine, I'll use another one based on this week's news:

A large number of homeless people are freezing. Shelter is available, but you can only fit a small number of people in your van to transport...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-18, 16:10
Replies: 1,524
Views: 160,513
Posted By The Carnivore
What a misrepresentation of my position. I'm...

What a misrepresentation of my position. I'm saying a life is a life and that no group of people is more important than any other group.

People who've likely made bad decisions about their health...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-18, 03:43
Replies: 88
Views: 11,554
Posted By The Carnivore
That reasoning can be used to ban nearly all...

That reasoning can be used to ban nearly all recreation and any non-essential activities that aren't considered useful. Vacations to other states and countries? Those aren't useful, so ban them. And...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-17, 23:57
Replies: 88
Views: 11,554
Posted By The Carnivore
Not everything in life needs to be useful. Some...

Not everything in life needs to be useful. Some people find joy in maximizing their deadlift or their performance on the elliptical. Others find joy in flying to a nearby airport, grabbing a burger,...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 16:53
Replies: 88
Views: 11,554
Posted By The Carnivore
Which is precisely why I drive to get to those...

Which is precisely why I drive to get to those places! I drive to the lakes to swim, I drive to the beaches to surf, I drive to the mountains to hike, I drive to the deserts to camp, I drive to the...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 03:19
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
If vaccines are prioritized based on profession,...

If vaccines are prioritized based on profession, those involved in water treatment, food production, food delivery, and energy/power generation should be prioritized over healthcare workers. If...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 03:08
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
Nope, I'm saying that there's a case to be made...

Nope, I'm saying that there's a case to be made for not prioritizing anyone and giving out vaccines randomly instead. If a 95 year old wins the vaccine lottery, give it to him/her. If a 20 year old...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-16, 02:55
Replies: 88
Views: 11,554
Posted By The Carnivore
Passenger and cargo jets can't run off of solar,...

Passenger and cargo jets can't run off of solar, wind or nuclear power. Passenger cars might be able to, but only in very limited quantities. The lithium and rare earth elements needed for renewables...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-15, 20:13
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
I don't necessarily agree with this, but there is...

I don't necessarily agree with this, but there is a case to be made for getting rid of the tiers and just distributing vaccines based on a lottery system. All lives matter, and prioritizing one group...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-15, 19:14
Replies: 88
Views: 11,554
Posted By The Carnivore
Shell's oil production may have peaked, but other...

Shell's oil production may have peaked, but other companies or countries may have plans to increase production once the pandemic's effects start to wane.

Ultimately, oil production will peak...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-07, 03:17
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
The bunker isn't that big, hold your breath and...

The bunker isn't that big, hold your breath and find that gas mask!

There are times when running away from a bad situation is typically not in your best interest even though it may be your first...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-02-06, 19:36
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/29/health/Covid-va...

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/29/health/Covid-vaccine-explainer.html



Now here's the debate:

If you do the math, there were a little under a million new cases over the past week in the...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-31, 19:06
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
So let's say that you're offered the less...

So let's say that you're offered the less effective vaccine now, but not the more effective one. There are a few possibilities:

Option A - Get the inferior vax now. Since you already got the vax,...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-30, 21:13
Replies: 274
Views: 24,306
Posted By The Carnivore
Now here are some that are not as good: 2 doses...

Now here are some that are not as good:
2 doses required, 70% effective: https://www.healthline.com/health-news/the-astrazeneca-vaccine-is-between-62-and-90-effective-what-we-know
1 dose required,...
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